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The Inexplicable Stairs – Chapel Of Our Lady Of Light

COMMENTARY—Albuquerque sits like an arid jewel on the fringe of the Sandia Mountains at the base of the Turquoise Trail. The city is one...

Never Trust a Man Who Doesn’t Limp!

The pain started before the Christmas holidays. At first, it was tolerable, but as weeks bled into anguishing months, the pain became unbearable. I could...
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End of the Road for Driver Responsibility Program?

COMMENTARY—The Texas Driver's Responsibility Program (DRP), criticized for its overly-complex structure and the fact that funds collected are often diverted to other state needs,...

Halloween Night Brings Out the Spooks

  A Halloween Night To Remember This particular Halloween night was somewhat special. I had foregone any parties that are usually associated with the season to...
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Philosophizing While Cleaning Out My Sock Drawer

  There are times when life is overwhelming.  It offers so many choices. There are even some things that need to be done immediately. When...
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No School Lunches: Food For Thought

Summer Meals Program Critical In Absence Of School Lunches During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing...
Senator West: What all motorists need to know

Senator West: What All Motorists Need To Know

By Senator Royce West DALLAS—Some months ago, in the aftermath of the events that would result in the untimely and needless death of Sandra Bland,...
Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

COMMENTARY—Remember Dylann Roof? Well you should. Roof, who is white, could face the death penalty if convicted of his heinous June 2015, crime, causing...
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A Premium Mess In The Lone Star State

Insurance Premiums Are On The Rise COMMENTARY—Usually it’s a good thing that everything’s bigger in Texas, but that isn’t true when it comes to health-insurance...
Dallas Police Shooting restores faith in humanity

Dallas Police Shooting Restores Faith In Humanity

First Person Account Shows Race Relations Are More Than Just Black and White By Ebony N. Smith, In Her Own Words After last Thursday I will...